Jorge Mendes statement: Jose Mourinho is 'fully committed' to Manchester United - The Independent

Jorge Mendes statement: Jose Mourinho is 'fully committed' to Manchester United - The Independent

Jose Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes has reaffirming his commitment to Manchester United.

Speculation over Mourinho's Old Trafford future persists following a difficult start to the season, which sees United eight points back from the Premier League's top four after 15 games.

Mourinho may leave United. Mourinho may leave United.

"There have been more rumors of Jose Mourinho leaving Manchester United," said Mendes, who also represents a number of high-profile players, including Cristiano Ronaldo, in the statement.

"It's totally untrue. José is very happy at the club and is very happy with him. He has a long-term contract with Manchester United and is fully committed to the club building a solid winning project. "

Mourinho's side are winless in four games, eight points off the Champions League, and 18 behind cross-town rivals City heading to the halfway point this season.

Last weekend's draw with Southampton, Mourinho told Brazilian television network that United may need a 'miracle' in order to achieve a top-four finish, their minimum objective for the season.

The Sun Mauricio Pochettino from Tottenham and Mourinho's contract. The Old Trafford Club to the Champions League.

This week, Mourinho seemed guarded in his press conference from Claudio Ranieri's rejuvenated Cottagers, even though his side is technically unbeaten this month.

"I know only two days (to prepare) is not easy – Fulham are in the same situation." But no excuses.

"I sat here a few weeks ago speaking about December and no defeats – that's a reality – good fights, good spirit, but just one victory against young boys and three draws.

"We need points, but Fulham are the same."

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